WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8
THIEVES REMOVE ENTIRE TRUCK ENGINE
A man who parked his work truck in the 800 block of Harrison Street on Feb. 4 told police when he went to start it on Feb. 8 nothing happened. Upon looking under the hood, he determined that someone had stolen the entire engine. The engine was worth about $6,000 the man told police.
At about 9:30 p.m. a man reported that someone stole his 1995 van from the 1600 block of McGee Avenue. He told the officer he last saw it about 12 hours earlier.
BELLIGERENT DRUNK GOES TO JAIL
Belligerent drunk goes to jail -- At about 11:20 p.m., a resident called from the 1200 block of Carrison Street to report a person who did not live there was lying in the stairway of his apartment building. A police officer found a drunk 36-year-old Pittsburg man. According to police he had red and bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, droopy eyelids, was extremely belligerent and refused to answer any questions about himself. He was arrested for being drunk in public. He also was on probation for possession of narcotics.
NO HEADLIGHTS LEADS TO MARIJUANA ARREST
At about 6 p.m., a police officer saw a car without it headlights on at the intersection of California and 62nd streets. A check of the driver and passenger found that one of them was on probation, and could be searched. The officer found 21 individually-packaged bags of marijuana in a coat pocket in the rear of the car. The driver said was his. The driver was in possession of $130 and a cell phone containing text message referencing narcotics transactions. The 20-year-old Oakland man was arrested for possession with intent to sell.
TUESDAY, FEB. 7
LATE NIGHT TOOL THEFT FROM GARAGE
At about 2:50 a.m., a man in the 1900 block of Oregon Street told police he was watching television when he decided to look out into the backyard. He noticed that his garage door was open and thought he saw someone running down the driveway. The man discovered the lock on his garage door was pried open and some tools were missing. Taken in the theft were two Dewalt-brand electric saws.
DRUNK MAN FORGETS WHERE HE CAME FROM, DOESN’T KNOW WHERE HE IS
At about 2 a.m. a woman living in the 2600 block of Milvia Street reported a person she did not know who was passed out on her porch. When police woke him up, he didn't know where he was, or where he came from. The man had no jacket, no wallet and was wet from the rain. He was so drunk the officer could not understand the answer when she asked the man where he lived. When the officer asked how much he had to drink, he replied, "enough." The man was arrested for being drunk in public.
MONDAY, FEB. 6
At about 6:30 p.m., a woman in the 1600 block of Tyler Street reported her home had been burglarized. She had left the house at approximately 10 a.m. and on returning discovered that a LCD flat screen TV, an iPod and other items were stolen.
UNLOCKED DOOR MAKES EASY HOME BURGLARY
At about 11:30 a.m., a man living in the 2300 block of Channing Way returned to find his home had been burglarized, most likely through an unlocked door. The man had been gone three days. Taken were a camera, iPad and laptop.
At about 9:20 p.m., a 20-year-old man was walking home in the 1700 block of Fairview Street when a man pointed a handgun at him. The victim raised his hands and the suspect took the victim's backpack and cell phone. The suspect then ran away with the victim's wallet, cash, identification, credit cards and his phone. The victim described the suspect as a black man in his early 20s with short black hair, clean shaven and 6 feet tall. He was wearing a square diamond in his right ear.
MAN ‘BORROWS’ CELL PHONE, RUNS OFF
At about 10 p.m. a woman walking near Allston Way and Grant Street reported that her iPhone 4 cell phone was stolen when a man asked to use her phone. When the woman handed her phone to the suspect, he ran. The suspect was described as a Hispanic man, approximately 18-20 years old, and about 5 feet 5 inches tall. He was wearing a black beanie hat and dark clothing.